Jan 24, 2013 11:00am PST
kennedy. you can see jackie holding the camera. she took this photo of the three of them as they looked in a mirror. they look so young. photos of jfk and jackie celebrating his 46th birthday in may. other photos there in may of 1963. an important date. this was just a couple of months before he was assassinated in dallas. just look at that. incredible items. tons of photos. letters and signed booked and itineraries and invitations. incredible stuff. >> it is and these items come from the family of david powers. what can you tell us about him and how the items were found after all these years. >> a lot of people were wondering, why now? david powers, let's tell you about him. he was a best friend and special assistant to president kennedy. they workeding to from way back in the early days in 1946 until the day that kennedy died. powers himself died in 1998. these items were locked away until last year when powers' family was getting ready to sell his home. they stumbled upon them. one of the more interesting items we heard about was david powers's itinerary from the day that jfk was ass
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
and gray. if to get you more news faster we will go to jackie sizzle who joins us live from the scene. >> let's take a look at a video from earlier this morning this was taken at about 2:30 a.m. perry ed it look like it was a fountain and the middle of this dry. they stated that this fire hydrant was not hit by a car it was just a pipe that gave way. they stated that the pipe just gave out under the pressure of the water. about 1,500 gal. of water poured out on the street. there was no flooding to any of the nearby houses. but the bad news is that a lot of people are without water. they will be without water for a while. crews to just showed up in one of the things that they're going to do is try to get the fire hydrant fixed. the roadway is buckled. and this will be an issue. the roadway is closed in one direction. they will have to dig up the entire road way to fix this. in the meantime, they stated that it may be an all-day job. if the good news is that it does not have an affect on the morning commute. >> the other developing new is that we are following comes from san jose. they'
Jan 24, 2013 8:00am PST
in 2004. >> joining me is congresswoman jackie speier. i have been asking my panel about the appetite in washington for this. is the biggest problem pro gun democrats in the senate to see something like this move forward? >> i think it is. i think the nra is still a very powerful force. and we need to work with them to find a way to get to yes. and that's really our challenge. i totally support the assault weapon ban. i think the most critical thing we can do, however, is to make sure that we have a universal background check, and that we ban these high-capacity magazines. >> congresswoman, explain why this is so personal to you and now in your professional capacity to see something done. >> it's personal to me on two levels. one, i carry the assault weapon ban in california many years ago, back in 1989, and feel very strongly about it. and before that, i was shot in jonestown, gianna, five times, left for dead on an air strip for 22 hours, so i know the kind of brutality that assault weapons can do to human beings. and we just don't need the slaughter of people in this country becaus
Jan 27, 2013 2:00pm EST
-day first lady that i can identify with the war, eleanor roosevelt, jackie kennedy. they are the women whose stories deal close enough to connect with. many of the women in the higher floors, on the state floor, they seem like characters from a wonderful story because it was such a long time ago. its history and your read about it. to be in their presence seems disconnecting. the first lady's on the ground floor are the ones that i remember. are remember the real stories and i can picture their lives in an incredible way that makes me think about their challenges, struggles, and how they used the space. >> "the first lady's," teaming up with the white house historical association of . airing over two seasons. the season 1 beginning president's day at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, an online. >> on wednesday, and house democratic task force held a second meeting and reducing gun violence. they talked about improving the background checks and the state of mental health testing note from students. they heard testimony from a former agent with the bureau of alcohol, tobac